Psychology Today Magazine
July 2019

Big Emotions

Big Emotions

By Carlin Flora

Whether it’s joy or anger, we’re wired to catch and spread emotions. Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones.
How the Most Satisfied Couples Balance Sex and Power

Sex and Power

By Hara Estroff Marano

People cheat not only for sex but also for passion—to feel alive and to be wanted. Now it's women's turn to unleash lust.
Your Life as a Number

Your Life as a Number

By Jayne Williamson-Lee

Social-credit systems may soon rate our personal worth based on finances, behavior, and friends.
Why Female Psychopaths Are a Different Breed

Heart of Darkness

By Katherine Ramsland

Callous and opportunistic, female psychopaths are a rare breed. And they may be even better equipped to elude detection than their male counterparts.

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